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Genuity is involved in a 15-year partnership with multinational pharma group Abbvie to map the genomes of 45,000 Irish people

Genuity Science, which is leading a controversial programme to gather the DNA of one tenth of the Irish population for private research, has been acq(...)

The Covid Alliance imported the raw materials for lysis buffer into the country last month as reagent shortages held back the State’s testing programme

A group of biopharma companies, working with academics and individuals in the sector, has manufactured enough of a key component used in Covid-19 test(...)

The HSE says it could take until the end of next week to get equipment and reagent from Ireland’s pharma companies into the Covid-19 testing system. Photograp: Getty Images

Ireland’s pharmaceutical industry has indicated it is gearing up to produce key ingredients for Covid-19 testing which the State is struggling to sou(...)

Immunocore is developing novel T cell receptor (TCR)-based therapies with the potential to treat a variety of cancers, viral infections and autoimmune diseases.

Immunocore, an Oxford-based biotech company in which Irish life-sciences investment company Malin has a 10 per cent stake, has raised more than $130 m(...)

Genomics Medicine Ireland plans to spend up to €800 million collecting the DNA of 400,000 Irish people but it has not confirmed publicly how far it has progressed towards this goal.

Department of Health officials warned that a for-profit genetic research company was presenting itself as “a national project” when it was in fact own(...)

DNA molecule: GMI said the  sample data gathered under the programme, following explicit consent from patients, would be deleted at the end of the rare disease programme.

Temple Street Children’s Hospital operated a project using patient DNA information for eight months before suspending it to review its compliance with(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys with BPCI director Matt Moran and BPCI chair Patricia Quane

Biopharmachem Ireland (BPCI), the Ibec business association which represents the biopharma and chemical sectors in Ireland, has an ambitious vision fo(...)

The researchers said they would use the data to build a brain tumour information system and ‘interrogate biologic and genetic data across a range of tumour types’.  Photograph: iStock

A project to harvest information on brain tumours from 9,000 Irish patients has been rejected over concerns about patient consent and the potential sh(...)

Martin Shanahan, the chief executive of the IDA, estimated that “in excess of 40” companies have chosen to invest in Ireland as a direct result of Britain’s impending exit from the EU

IDA Ireland, the State agency for foreign investment, has recently witnessed “a slowdown of decision making” from potential US investors, due to attem(...)

Teapot-shaped exhibition centre in Wuxi, China, the world’s fastest growing city, which recorded annual average property price increases of 31.7 per cent  Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters.

Residential property prices in Dublin are growing at a faster rate than those in global metropolitan cities including New York, London, Paris and Toky(...)

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